2023 NFL Mock Draft: Tyree Wilson, Bijan Robinson, Christian Gonzalez All Land in the Top 10

    The Pro Football Network Mock Draft Simulator controls this 2023 NFL Mock Draft, as the fans are left in charge of taking players for their favorite teams.

    The 2023 NFL Draft is upon us, and it’s time to allow you — the fans — to dictate what you want to see happen. Using data driven by fan selections across our Mock Draft Simulator, the most recent 2023 NFL Mock Draft is here.

    Latest 2023 NFL Mock Draft

    Using the Pro Football Network Mock Draft Simulator data, here are the top picks from each franchise’s fanbase. The PFN MDS allows users to select their top targets, and based on the most recent dataset from your picks — as fans of each team — here are the top landing spots.

    1) Carolina Panthers (From CHI): Bryce Young, QB, Alabama

    Resoundingly, 80.8% of users are selecting Bryce Young as general manager for the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers need an answer at quarterback, and the fans are siding with the Vegas and betting favorite Young from Alabama.

    2) Houston Texans: Will Anderson Jr., EDGE, Alabama

    Houston Texans users are clearly torn between what appears to be the fever pitch of the 2023 NFL Draft. Will Anderson Jr. makes it two straight Crimson Tide players as the favorite, narrowly edging out Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud as Houston’s top pick.

    For Anderson, 18.1% of users are selecting the Alabama edge rusher, compared to 14.5% of users who opted for Stroud.

    3) Arizona Cardinals: Tyree Wilson, EDGE, Texas Tech

    Though Anderson is the top pick among Cardinals fans, assuming it goes quarterbacks at No. 1 and 2, Tyree Wilson is the second-most drafted player by Arizona users. Wilson, a massive man from Texas Tech, fills a big need for the Cardinals, and Arizona users are drafting edge defenders more than any other position in Round 1.

    4) Indianapolis Colts: C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State

    Don’t believe everything you read about C.J. Stroud, and it’s clear that Indianapolis Colts users are keeping sentiment close to the vest. Stroud is the resounding favorite to land with their current pick for the Colts, coming to Indianapolis on 21.6% of user selections.

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    Interestingly enough, Colts users are selecting both Will Levis and Anthony Richardson, but at a far lower ADP than Stroud.

    5) Seattle Seahawks (From DEN): Jalen Carter, DT, Georgia

    It’s highly unlikely that Jalen Carter falls in the 2023 NFL Draft, and users for the Seattle Seahawks are seeing to that. With 21.1% of their first-round selections, Seahawks users are grabbing Carter at No. 5 overall more than any other two players combined.

    6) Detroit Lions (From LAR): Christian Gonzalez, CB, Oregon

    Perhaps the top man coverage cornerback in the class, Christian Gonzalez is the pick for Detroit Lions users with their first first-round pick. Gonzalez is landing with Detroit at an average draft position of 6.6 but still stands as just the fourth-most drafted player by Lions users.

    What Detroit does with the 18th overall pick is certainly set to change the direction of the latter half of the draft.

    7) Las Vegas Raiders: Devon Witherspoon, CB, Illinois

    Even with Gonzalez available in most cases, Las Vegas Raiders users are drafting Devon Witherspoon more so than any other player not-named Jalen Carter. Witherspoon is heading to the Raiders with 13.9% of user selections, just barely under Carter’s 15%.

    8) Atlanta Falcons: Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas

    It appears that the Atlanta Falcons’ fanbase is buying into the hype, with Bijan Robinson being the selection. Falcons users are selecting Robinson 16.6% of the time, toppling any other player with their first pick.

    9) Chicago Bears (From CAR): Paris Johnson Jr., OT, Ohio State

    The top player at a top position of need, Paris Johnson Jr. becomes the first offensive lineman drafted in Round 1 by PFN MDS users. Johnson heads to Chicago with 15.5% of Bears users’ first-round pick. Johnson’s slide out to tackle in the 2022 college football season surely paid dividends.

    10) Philadelphia Eagles (From NO): Myles Murphy, EDGE, Clemson

    Myles Murphy is a surprise pick to some, but for the Philadelphia Eagles’ fanbase, it appears he’s still a favorite to land in the city of Brotherly Love. Murphy is the third edge defender off the board and comes with an ADP of 12.8 here for Philadelphia users, as it appears Eagles fans are interested in potentially trading back.

    11) Tennessee Titans: Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida

    A big move here for Florida QB Anthony Richardson as the Tennessee Titans’ fanbase is grabbing the Gators’ signal-caller more than any other player at No. 11. With 12.1% of their selections, Richardson edges out Northwestern OT Peter Skoronski as the top choice for Titans users.

    12) Houston Texans (From CLE): Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State

    The first receiver off the board heads to Houston, with Jaxon Smith-Njigba being the clear favorite among Texans users. Smith-Njigba is heading to Houston with 12.4% of the users’ selections with an ADP of 12.1. Compared to the only other player with an ADP around their 12th overall pick (Myles Murphy at just 3.5%), Smith-Njigba is a huge favorite.

    13) Green Bay Packers (From NYJ): Peter Skoronski, OT, Northwestern

    The Green Bay Packers got the 13th pick in the trade for Aaron Rodgers, and Packers fans are selecting help for Jordan Love in the form of Peter Skoronski. The Northwestern tackle may project inside, but that’s not stopping Green Bay users from selecting him with 7.2% of their first-round selections.

    14) New England Patriots: Broderick Jones, OT, Georgia

    With the lower ADP of the top tackles being selected by New England Patriots users, Broderick Jones is the selection here for Patriots users that want to tighten up their offensive line. Jones is currently landing with New England on 5.6% of their selections — after a handful of players that have already been selected here.

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    Fans are trading back heavily in the MDS.

    15) New York Jets (From GB): Darnell Wright, OT, Tennessee

    New York got their quarterback and apparently get their man, as Jets users are resoundingly selecting Tennessee RT Darnell Wright with their new pick. Wright lands with an ADP of 16.1 to the Jets on 18.2% of their first-round picks, the highest total of any player with the selection earned in the Rodgers trade.

    16) Washington Commanders: Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State

    Scooping in and taking a player from the Steelers, Washington Commanders fans are grabbing Penn State CB Joey Porter Jr. more than any other. It’s a close race, however, as Porter narrowly edges out local product Deonte Banks as the top pick among Commanders users, 12.7% to 11.2%, respectively.

    17) Pittsburgh Steelers: Deonte Banks, CB, Maryland

    A consolation prize for Pittsburgh Steelers users as Deonte Banks lands with the Steel Curtain on just 6.2% of user selections. With their affinity for drafting Porter (22.4%), Washington grabbing Porter just out from their noses would apparently sting the Steelers’ fanbase on Thursday.

    18) Detroit Lions: Brian Branch, S, Alabama

    With their second first-round selection, Lions users are grabbing a host of players. While Bjian Robinson is the favorite among users, he’s already been selected here, so we go to the next up. That is Brian Branch, who lands with the Lions on 4.6% of their total first-round picks, but an ADP of 18.7.

    19) Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Will Levis, QB, Kentucky

    The proverbial slide for Will Levis stops here as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers users are grabbing the Kentucky signal-caller on 6.4% of their first-round picks. Bucs fans are selecting five players above Levis here, but all of them have been taken.

    However, Bucs users are trading back regularly. All but one of their top 10 most-drafted players has an ADP of lower than 20. The one player with a higher ADP, however, is Levis.

    20) Seattle Seahawks: Lukas Van Ness, EDGE, Iowa

    With their second first-round selection, Seattle users are grabbing Lukas Van Ness more than anyone else. Van Ness lands in the Pacific Northwest on just 4.5% of Seahawks first-round picks, but he’s clearly the choice here as his ADP is 20.4.

    21) Los Angeles Chargers: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College

    Zay Flowers is the most-drafted receiver by six different teams in the PFN MDS. The Los Angeles Chargers just happen to be selecting first among those six franchises. Flowers lands with the Chargers on 12.9% of users’ first-round picks, edging out USC WR Jordan Addison by just 0.2%.

    22) Baltimore Ravens: Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU

    Baltimore Ravens users are drafting receivers more than any other position in the first round and through all seven rounds. In Round 1 this week, Quentin Johnston is the most-drafted player overall, landing with Baltimore on 15.7% of users’ first-round picks.

    23) Minnesota Vikings: Kelee Ringo, CB, Georgia

    Clearly, Minnesota Vikings fans aren’t afraid of drafting another cornerback in the first round. In fact, Vikings users are selecting a cornerback more than any other position in the first round, and Georgia CB Kelee Ringo is the top pick here.

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    Though Ringo isn’t the most-drafted player, he’s the most-drafted player still available. Minnesota users are grabbing Porter, Banks, and then Ringo as their top three.

    24) Jacksonville Jaguars: Bryan Bresee, DT, Clemson

    Grabbing Bryan Bresee here, it appears that Jacksonville Jaguars fans are happy to select the best player available. Bresee is one of five different positions commonly selected by Jaguars users and the second-most drafted player at No. 24.

    25) New York Giants: Cam Smith, CB, South Carolina

    New York Giants users aren’t grabbing cornerbacks often in Round 1, but Cam Smith from South Carolina is an apparent favorite. Receivers dominate their choices in Round 1, but their top options are all off the board. Smith lands with New York users on 7.3% of their first-round picks, more than any other player available.

    26) Dallas Cowboys: Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame

    A surprise based on the PFN Big Board as Michael Mayer is drafted ahead of Dalton Kincaid by Dallas Cowboys users. Mayer is the most-selected player overall by Cowboys users, landing in Big D 16.2% of the time. He tops Kincaid, who is being selected on 10.4% of the team’s users’ selections.

    27) Buffalo Bills: Trenton Simpson, LB, Clemson

    A linebacker in the first round isn’t the craziest thing. After all, it’s been decades since we haven’t had one selected in the first 32 selections. Buffalo Bills users are grabbing Clemson LB Trenton Simpson as their fourth-most drafted player, but the top player available here.

    Simspon trails Flowers, Bresee, and Robinson as the top picks but still lands to the Bills on 6.4% of user picks.

    28) Cincinnati Bengals: Dalton Kincaid, TE, Utah

    What a prize for Cincinnati Bengals users as the top tight end on the board is likely still available here, given Dallas users’ affinity for Mayer. Dalton Kincaid is the most-drafted player available by Cincinnati users, landing in the Queen City with 11.9% of user selections.

    29) New Orleans Saints (From SF via MIA via DEN): Calijah Kancey, DT, Pittsburgh

    The top overall player drafted by New Orleans Saints users, Calijah Kancey has rocketed up draft boards since the end of the college football season. Defensive tackles are landing with the Saints on the majority of their first-round selections, led by 20.3% of whom are selecting Kancey.

    30) Philadelphia Eagles: Nolan Smith, EDGE, Georgia

    Sneaking into Round 1, Nolan Smith is being selected by Eagles users on 6.4% of selections with an ADP of 20.9. Clearly, having him available here would be a big win for Eagles fans.

    31) Kansas City Chiefs: Anton Harrison, OT, Oklahoma

    The Kansas City Chiefs can sit back and watch as the draft unfolds for them, and it appears that Chiefs users are doing the same. All of their top 10 most-drafted players have an ADP of 30 or 31, and Anton Harrison is the second-most drafted player (18.1%), only behind Flowers, who was selected earlier.

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